Major Tax Breaks for Foreign Entities Selling U.S. Real Estate Interests

There are many foreign investors, including individuals and corporations, who invest in the U.S. real estate market. There are several taxation provisions that govern the sale of foreign-held investment properties. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Acts of 2015 (PATH) contains provisions which direct how real estate profits are taxed, and created exceptions when the…

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Newsday Reports on Richard L. Blatt Joining AGMB’s Commercial Real Estate Group as its Senior Counsel

Newsday recently reported on Richard L. Blatt joining Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP’s commercial real estate group as its Senior Counsel in its “LI People on the Move” section. For more than 25 years, Mr. Blatt has represented both landlords and tenants in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining AGMB,…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 11

Episode 11, the final episode REBNY Video: How to Summer Series featuring Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, provides examples and discusses how to deliver an Agency Disclosure Form (ADF) at a listing presentation.   https://youtu.be/jZpdfY6r9s4?list=PLlG8jg6jqklnWnNIS4btAKjNDGgLh5IWl © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 10

Episode 10 of the REBNY Video: How to Summer Series featuring Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, discusses how to fill out an agency disclosure form in order to represent a buyer or tenant.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 9

Episode 9 of the ‪REBNY‬ Video: How to Summer Series featuring Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, discusses how to fill out an agency disclosure form in order to represent a seller or landlord.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney…

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Banks Worried They May Be Unable to Refinance Commercial RE Loans

After throwing piles of money into the commercial real estate market, banks are now expressing concern that they may not have the money to fund $400 billion worth of loans that need to be refinanced next year. BloombergMarkets recently reported that those fears are being exacerbated by the fact that sales of commercial mortgage-backed securities…

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City Seeking RFPs for Development along Hunter’s Point South

Crain’s New York Business is reporting that The City of New York is releasing two more development sites at Hunter’s Point South in Long Island City and is seeking requests for proposal (RFPs) to build upon the land. The city is looking to have retail space, a school and at least 750 apartments developed on…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 8

In Episode 8 of the “REBNY Video: How to Summer Series,” Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, converse about the details of disclosure and dual agency as it relates to representing a seller or landlord at an open house.   https://youtu.be/nrAQLs7nuYk?list=PLlG8jg6jqklnWnNIS4btAKjNDGgLh5IWl © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson,…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 7

Episode 7 of the “REBNY Video: How to Summer Series” featuring Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, discusses scenarios for delivering the Agency Disclosure Form in order to avoid confusion for brokers and consumers alike.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising:…

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REBNY Video: How to Summer Series Episode 6

In Episode 6 of the “REBNY Video: How to Summer Series”, Firm Partner Neil Garfinkel and Eileen Kim, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker of Douglas Elliman, discuss the basics of delivering the Agency Disclosure Form.   © 2018 Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP. All Rights Reserved. Attorney Advertising: Please note that prior results do not…

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